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The transformational impact of the Give Light campaign is only possible thanks to the gifts and pledges of Baylor University’s alumni, parents and friends. Baylor Family, thank you! Because of your generosity, the Give Light campaign transcended expectations, surpassing $1.5 billion in support. This monumental achievement marks a historic milestone in our 179-year history, and it underscores the incredible, bold steps we can take toward a brighter future, together. Because of you, our future, truly, is bright!

1.1
Campaign Goal
1.5
Campaign Total
101000
Donors
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Donors by Source

Alumni: 52,942 | 54.8%
Friends: 22,816 | 10.4%
Parents: 20,334 | 9%
Other (Non-Persons): 3,717 | 25.8%

Dollars by Source

Gift: $380 million
Pledge: $649 million
Deferred: $476 million

500
Endowment Goal
625
Total Gifts & Pledges to Endowment
873
Endowed Scholarships
College of Arts & Sciences

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $107 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 123
New Endowed Funds Created: 32
New Endowed Faculty Positions: 11

Diana R. Garland School of Social Work

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $23 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 24
New Endowed Funds Created: 9
New Endowed Faculty Positions: 4

George W. Truett Theological Seminary

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $39 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 74
New Endowed Funds Created: 10
New Endowed Faculty Positions: 3

Hankamer School of Business

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $108 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 148
New Endowed Funds Created: 85
New Endowed Faculty Positions: 8

Honors College

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $14 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 28
New Endowed Funds Created: 6
New Endowed Faculty Positions: 2

Baylor Law School

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $49 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 56
New Endowed Funds Created: 15
New Endowed Faculty Positions: 2

Louise Herrington School of Nursing

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $27 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 70
New Endowed Funds Created: 5
New Endowed Faculty Positions: 2

Robbins College of Health & Human Sciences

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $17 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 29
New Endowed Funds Created: 10
New Endowed Faculty Positions: 2

School of Education

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $22 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 45
New Endowed Funds Created: 6
New Endowed Faculty Positions: 3

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $23 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 24
New Endowed Funds Created: 16
New Endowed Faculty Positions: 5

School of Music

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $14 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 36
New Endowed Funds Created: 5
New Endowed Faculty Positions: 1

Baylor Athletics

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $39 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 26
New Endowed Funds Created: 44

Student Life

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $19 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 8
New Endowed Funds Created: 32

Libraries

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $5 million
New Endowed Funds Created: 10

Other University Initiatives

Total Endowment Amount Raised: $118 million
New Endowed Scholarships Created: 150
New Endowed Funds Created: 8
New Endowed Faculty Positions: 3

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Number of Endowed Faculty Chairs
48
Endowed Faculty Positions
600
Total Gifts & Pledges to Current Funds
Current Fund Breakdown

Chairs, Professorships & Lectures: $4 million
Equipment & Facilities: $2 million
Programs and Libraries: $456 million
Research: $101 million
Scholarships and Fellowships: $34 million

$285 Million

Total Given to Capital Projects

Capital Projects by the Numbers

New Building/Facility: 10
Academic Spaces (classrooms/laboratories/study spaces): 12
Student Support Spaces: 8
Campus Life Spaces: 13
Baylor Athletics New Facilities: 5
Baylor Athletics Renovated Spaces: 12

Expanding the Campus

In the past 10 years, Baylor University has seen unprecedented growth and change to the institution’s physical footprint, with more than $285 million given to support capital projects through the Give Light Campaign.

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Campaign Timeline

Campaign Timeline

The Campaign Timeline highlights the major milestones and phases of the comprehensive fundraising initiative, aimed at enhancing academic excellence, campus facilities, and financial aid through significant financial achievements and community support.

Campaign Co-Chairs

Thank you to the National Campaign Steering Committee for their dedicated leadership throughout the Give Light Campaign. The impact of their commitment is evident in the successful initiatives and projects that are now shaping the future of our institution, significantly advancing Baylor University's mission and vision.

National Campaign Steering Committee

Jay and Jenny Allison
Joel and Diane Allison
John and Rachel Anderson
Joe and Kelly Armes
Delvin and Brenda Atchison
Lori and Erich Baker
Gary and Susan Baker
Jay and Tara Battershell
Steve and Alyce Beard
Robert and Laura Beauchamp
Brett and Chana Beene
John and Nikki Bell
Elizabeth Biedrzycki
Marsha and Danny* Bowlin
Brad and Angela Bowman
Tom and Cindy Brown
John and Wendy Cadeddu
Ken and Celia Carlile
William Cassara
Beth and Mitchell Casteel
George and Martha Chandler
Dan and Nancy Chapman
Kevin and Kris Cherry
Jerry and Mark Clements
Robert and Lynda Copple
David and Dinah Cummings
Harold and Ann Cunningham
Ben and Julie Davis
Tom and Martha Day
David and Susan Dial
Jay and Dana Dickens
Hunter and Michelle DiTallo
Andrea and Douglas Dixon
D. M. Edwards
Jennifer and Hal Elrod
Will and Carolyn Fair
Malcolm and Desiree Foley
Jon and Laura Foster
Jeremy and Kristy Fudge
Sarah and Brad Gahm
Jimmy and Katie Garrison
Shelley and Louie Giglio
Cary and Amber Gray
Giancarlo and Shirley Guerrero
Jack and Shelley Harper
Stephen and Kari Haywood
Larry and Caroline Heard
Carey and Stacie Hendrickson
Milton and Debbie* Hixson
David and Amy Hodge
John and Ann Howard
Trent and Julie Hughes
David and Amy Hunt
Ken and Shanna Jaeger
Steven and Beth Jarvie
Neal and Sheila Jeffrey
Michael Johnson and Armine Shamiryan
Mike and Pamela Jones
Paco and Kay Jordan
Harmon and Lea Kong
David and Shirley Lake
Phil and Adriane Lakin
Jennifer and Ryan Lindsey
Mark and Patty Lovvorn
Roger and Julie Lowe
Katie and Justin Luningham
René and Sabrina Maciel
Ryan and Jennifer Malone
Mark and Debbie Mann
Jill and Chris Manning
Mike and Micki Maris
Tom and Suzanne Martin
Don and Faith Martin
Kenneth and Stacy Mattson
Michael and Cynthia McFarland
Bill and Tanya Mearse
Jim and Lisa Meyerhoff
Bob and Suzy Mighell
Melissa and David Mines
Alicia and Lloyd Monroe
Todd and Amy Patterson
Brent and Carole Perry
Aubin and Mark Petersen
Meredith Pinson-Creasey and David Creasey
Cassidy Parshall
Larry and Mandy Powell
Tom and Pat Powers
Jeff and Cara Price
Danny and Lenn Prince
Randy and Myra Pullin
John and Kelly Rainey
Jeff and Cindy Reeter
Todd and Anna Reppert
Kevin and Leslie Rhea
Bill* and Mary Jo Robbins
Clifton and Betsy Robinson
Mark and Debra Rountree
Debbie and Manny Ruiz
Dusty and Dana Sanderson
Randy and Stacy Sharp
Bill and Tammy Simon
Randy and Janna Slechta
Carol and David Slover
Kyle and Jamie Stallings
Brad and Wendy Steele
Kim Stevens
Phil Stewart
Mike and Bunny Tibbals
Kirk and Carol Townsend
Jim and Julie Turner
Randall Umstead
Mark and Monica von Waaden
Rick and Becky Welday
Steve and Missy Wells
Dennis and Cindy Wiles
Gordon and Lori Wilkerson
Don and Sue Wills
Ron and Betty Wilson
Jeff and Debbie Wooley
Gaynor Yancey

*Posthumously

Thank You!

We extend our deepest gratitude to each and every one of you who has supported the Give Light campaign. Your generosity has profoundly impacted Baylor University, illuminating the path for future generations and ensuring a bright future for our institution.